It was a delicious homemade salsa-taste-off with nearly 20 entries but somebody has to be crowned the winner. Congrats Adam Nelson!
3 medium / large tomatoes
4 jalapeño peppers
1/2 cup chopped onion
4-6 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1-2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 – Using a mild flavored wood, smoke the tomatoes and jalapeños over medium high heat for 2-3 hours. The tomato and jalapeño skin should be black and charred.
2 – Remove the stems from the tomato and jalapeños. Remove the seeds of the jalapeño if a milder salsa is desired. Chop smoked veggie’s into quarters.
3 – Combine tomatoes and jalapeños in food processor. Pulse for 20 seconds or so.
4 – Add chopped onion, cilantro, vinegar and garlic to food processor. Pulse for 5 seconds.
5 – Add juice from lime and salt and pepper. Pulse for 2-3 seconds. Add more lime or salt if desired.
6 – Serve